**10.**) **Richard Heart**: Richard might be a scamming cult leader, but you can’t deny his influence is strong among his followers.
**9**.) **Gary Gensler:** He is the American regulator who has the power to crackdown on all coin founders and crypto exchanges.
**8**.) **CryptosRUs:** He may not have as many followers as BitBoy but his followers are far more passionate about him and his content.
**7**.) **BitBoy Crypto**: Love him or hate him, you can’t discount that he runs the most popular crypto Youtube channel.
**6**.) **Changpeng Zhao**: The founder of the largest crypto exchange and Binance Smart Chain.
**5**.) **Charles Hoskinson**: His daily livestreams on Youtube fuels the enthusiasm behind Cardano.
**4**.) **Michael Saylor**: You could say he was singlehandedly responsible for the 2020 bullrun, as he advocated for the institutional adoption for cryptocurrencies.
**3**.) **Satoshi Nakamoto**: Even though his presence is gone in 2021, people reread and worship his old posts like scriptures from the Holy Bible.
**2.**) **Vitalik Buterin**: He’s the charismatic figurehead of Ethereum. His influence is rising as Ethereum becomes more dominant in the crypto industry.
**1**.) **Elon Musk**: If you can move the markets with a single tweet, it doesn’t get any more influential than that…
>**Coin Founders**: Satoshi Nakamoto, Vitalik Buterin, Charles Hoskinson, Andre Cronje, Sergey Nazarov, Gavin Wood, Jed Mcaleb, Charlie Lee, Brad Garlinghouse, Justin Sun, Richard Heart, Joey Krug, TechLead, Dan Larimer, Hayden Adams
>**CypherPunk Activists**: Julian Assange, Ross Ulbricht, ToneVays, Jack Mallers, Adam Back, Nick Szabo, Hal Finney, Gavin Andresen, Wei Dai, Jimmy Song, Roger Ver, Nic Carter, Jameson Lopp
>**Skeptics**: Peter Schiff, Michael Burry, Jamie Dimon, Dan Pena, Jim Cramer, Donald Trump, Elizabeth Warren
>**Investors:** Michael Saylor, Elon Musk, Anthony Pompliano, Jihan Wu, Meltem Demirors, Mike Nozogratz, Dan Moorehead, Cathie Wood, Lyn Alden, Raoul Pal, Mark Cuban, Kevin O’Leary, Jeff Booth
>**Crypto Companies:** Brian Armstrong, Changpeng Zhao, Sam Bankman-Fried, Winklevoss Twins, Jack Dorsey, Erik Vorhees, Barry Silbert, Jesse Powell, Frank Holmes, Alex Mashinsky, Craig Wright, Caitlin Long
>**Regulators**: Francis X. Suarez, Nayib Bukele, Gary Gensler, Pat Toomey, Cynthia Lummis, Ron Wyden, Brian Brooks, Jay Clayton
>**Influencers**: Chico Crypto, CryptosRUs, Trevon James, DavinciJ15, Coinbureau, Ivan on Tech, Sheldon Evans, BoxMining, Logan Paul, Gary Vee, ChainLinkGod, BitBoy, Altcoin Daily, Scott Melker, WhalePanda, Lark Davis, JRNYCrypto
>**Technical Analysts**: The Moon Carl, Joe Saz, CryptoFace, Mitch Ray, Krown’s Crypto Cave, Willy Woo, Gareth Soloway, Ben Cowen, PlanB, Tom Crown, MMCrypto
>**Journalists**: CoffeeZilla, Naomi Brockwell, Max Kesier, David Linn, Daniela Cambone